City Comptroller John Liu, whose hopes of being the next mayor have been increasingly damaged by a fundraising scandal, is shaking things up in his staff, his office announced today.
The biggest blow to Liu has been the arrest of his 25-year-old campaign manager, which has raised questions about h ... More >>
For those of us paid to type about city politics for a living, there can be no merrier Season's Greetings than Mike Bloomberg's new presidential tryout. For one thing, it gets mayoral aides clicking on all six cylinders when it comes to anonymous quote making, like this gem donated to the N ... More >>
The Staten Island Ferry Crashed. Do You Know Where Your Mayor Is?
Last weekend, Mike Bloomberg waited until the show was over at the White House Correspondent's dinner in Washington before heading back to town to check into an attempted car bombing on the most crowded street in his city.
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Mayor Bloomberg unveiled the new board for his multibillion-dollar foundation yesterday and it looks a lot like a potential Bloomberg for President advisory board.
For Republicans down in Florida, there's a Bush (Jeb) and a Cuban-American (Miami mayor Manny Diaz). For right-wing Dems, he's got th ... More >>
By all accounts, Mayor Bloomberg's ice-breaker sit-down yesterday with the city's five Republican county leaders didn't yield the deal he seeks to run on the party's ballot line this fall. But it did produce a nugget of truth-telling that has long escaped us: In last year's presidential contest, A ... More >>